Pierce Ran

Famous quotes containing the words pierce and/or ran:

    Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
    —Franklin Pierce Adams (1881–1960)

    If the Party could thrust its hand into the past and say of this or that event, it never happened—that, surely, was more terrifying than mere torture and death. ... “Who controls the past,” ran the Party slogan,”controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.”
    George Orwell (1903–1950)